Earlier today, a screening event for Hi Score Girl OVA episodes 13 – 15 was held at Shinjuku’s Tokyo EJ Anime Theater. During the event, it was announced that the Hi Score Girl anime will get a second TV season. The first visual and trailer were revealed for the project, along with a confirmation that the series will return in October.
We break the details down below.
The two-minute trailer cuts between shots of the show’s major characters, along with various bits of game footage. Games featured in the trailer include, but aren’t limited to Street Fighter II, Virtua Fighter, Super Ghouls ‘n’ Ghosts, and Kaiser Knuckle.
The image features the main cast, standing against a blue action background. The image recalls the poses found in the Street Fighter II arcade poster.
The main Hi Score Girl anime launched worldwide on Netflix on December 24. The OVAs launched on Netflix worldwide on March 20.
Yoshiki Yamakawa (B: The Beginning, Hells) was tapped to direct the project at J.C. Staff, with Michiru Kuwabata (Danchi Tomoo, Penguin no Mondai) providing character designs. Tatsuhiko Urahata (GATE, Horizon in the Middle of Nowhere) was in charge of series composition.
Composer Yoko Shimomura (Street Fighter II, Kingdom Hearts, Xenoblade Chronicles) scored the show’s soundtrack. sora tob sakana performed opening theme song New Stranger.
Netflix describes the series as:
Haruo is humiliated at the local arcade when his classmate Akira destroys all her challengers in Street Fighter II — while playing as Zangief.
Source: Comic Natalie